We’re hiring – General Manager

Deen City Farm and Riding School

General Manager

Salary: c£35,000 plus pension

Location: Merton, SW19

Hours: Full time 40 hours per week with options for flexible working.  Occasional weekend and evening working

Deen City Farm and Riding School is a successful community resource comprising a city farm, riding school, café and garden project based in the London Borough of Merton. 

Our mission is to be an oasis providing urban communities with the opportunity to connect with animals and nature.  

Our founding charitable objectives include promoting education in agriculture, horticulture, home-crafts, country life and animal care and providing facilities for members of our local communities, in particular those considered the most vulnerable.   

We seek a new General Manager to work closely with the board and management team to develop and deliver innovative business, fundraising and communication/publicity strategies and work to ensure the long-term sustainability of the farm.

A positive attitude, ability to identify imaginative and productive ways of utilising the farm’s many assets, and the drive to deliver on those plans will be essential as the farm moves through one of its most challenging and potentially exciting periods in its history. 

We are looking for an inspiring and inclusive leader with brilliant communication and relationship building skills and the ability to work with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. It is likely you have worked for a charity and must have a real interest in community, youth and environmental issues.

Financially literate you must have a commercial mindset and ability to work with a dedicated board of trustees in the development of new ideas for the farm.

To Apply please send a CV and Cover letter to: chair@deencityfarm.co.uk

The successful appointee will be subject to a DBS check. 

Closing date for application: 31st May 2020

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